How NBC Almost Aired Something That’s Closer to Reality Than We’d Like to Admit

Last week, NBC canceled a show before it even started. “Mail Order Family,” a half-hour sitcom about a widowed white father who orders a mail-order bride from the Philippines, was inspired by the life of writer and producer Jackie Clarke. Clarke, who is white, was herself raised by a Filipina mail order bride. The debate … Continue reading How NBC Almost Aired Something That’s Closer to Reality Than We’d Like to Admit